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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kahr-dee-ak]
    • /ˈkɑr diˌæk/
    • /ˈkɑː.di.æk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kahr-dee-ak]
    • /ˈkɑr diˌæk/

Definitions of cardiac word

  • adjective cardiac Cardiac means relating to the heart. 3
  • adjective cardiac of or relating to the heart 3
  • adjective cardiac of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus 3
  • noun cardiac a person with a heart disorder 3
  • noun cardiac a drug that stimulates the heart muscle 3
  • adjective cardiac of, near, or affecting the heart 3

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Origin of cardiac

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English (< Middle French cardiaque) < Latin cardiacus < Greek kardiakós, equivalent to kardí(a) heart + -akos -ac

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Parts of speech for Cardiac


cardiac popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

cardiac usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for cardiac

adjective cardiac

  • cardiovascular — of the heart and the blood vessels as a unified body system
  • circulatory — Circulatory means relating to the circulation of blood in the body.

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